Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

COTININE, URINE SCREEN W/ CONFIRMATION

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2086         Geisinger Epic ID: 37737

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Urine
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
4 mL urine; minimum 2 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 14 days.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Negative.
Screen cutoff concentration: 500 ng/mL.
Additional information:
Screening results are presumptive and can only be used for medical purposes.
CPT code(s):
80307
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Cotinine screen. Positive screening results are automatically confirmed by a mass-spectrometry-based method at an additional charge.
Methodology:
Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Synonyms:
Cotinine
Nicotine
COTMC
Clinical significance:
Cotinine is present in human urine after exposure to or use of tobacco products.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Sheng-Ying (Margaret) Lo, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 12/02/2020

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Toxicology
Technical Lead: Michael Sneidman
Frequency: Daily, all shifts
Performed stat? No
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